In 2022, India and the United States are expected to advance a broad set of initiatives, including fighting the pandemic, climate change, QUAD and new and emerging technologies, the White House said on Monday.
“As you know, in September (US) President (Joe Biden) received Prime Minister Modi at the White House and their meeting was about launching a new chapter in the history of the US relationship. . and India. At that time, the two leaders laid out their shared vision for the US-India relationship and (we) will continue to work closely this year, ”White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at her conference. daily press.
“You can expect our governments to advance a broad set of initiatives, from cooperating to combat the pandemic, increasing action to address climate change, working bilaterally and through the QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue), expanding our cooperation in trade and investment. , cyber, and new and emerging technologies, ”said Psaki.
She was answering questions on the Biden administration’s agenda regarding the India-US relationship in 2022.
“And continuing to speak as always, we are focused on strengthening the deep ties between our people and our shared democratic values that underpin the relationship. But obviously, we will continue to build from here, ”said Psaki.
In response to another question about China’s aggressive behavior on the border with India, he said the United States continues to monitor the situation.
“We continue to closely monitor the situation. We continue to support dialogue and the peaceful resolution of these border disputes. We have been quite clear about how we view Beijing’s behavior in the region around the world. We believe it can be destabilizing and we are concerned about the PRC’s attempt to intimidate its neighbors, ”he said.
“We will continue to support our partners in that,” added Psaki.
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